Author: Will Self

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN: 0857861018

Category: Bibles

Page: 64

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The final book of the Bible, Revelation prophesies the ultimate judgement of mankind in a series of allegorical visions, grisly images and numerological predictions. According to these, empires will fall, the "Beast" will be destroyed and Christ will rule a new Jerusalem. With an introduction by Will Self.
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Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation

Author: Elaine H. Pagels

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143121634

Category: Religion

Page: 244

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Explores the New Testament book of Revelation in a historical first-century context, reinterpreting the book as a scathing attack on the decadence of Rome that was subsequently adopted by early Christians as a weapon against heresy.
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Exploring Its Mystery and Message

Author: Skip Heitzig

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 0736943323

Category: Religion

Page: 256

View: 7643

Revelation. It's often the book of the Bible that Christians, pastors, and seminaries have the most trouble understanding. But Skip Heitzig, the dynamic senior pastor at Calvary of Albuquerque--one of the nation's largest churches--is eager to bring clarity to the mystery of Revelation and share why it's an important, relevant, and exciting book to explore. With a smart, good-natured style and an investigative flair, Skip provides clear explanations and captivating explorations to help readers discover: the truth behind the misconceptions the meaning of the symbols and signs why messages of Revelation were presented symbolically what this book has to do with Jesus and the gospel message the good news that most Christians miss Readers can mine the riches of Revelation for their faith today as they deepen their understanding of and relationship with the loving, all-knowing, and promise-keeping God.
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Author: Larry Richards

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418587486

Category: Religion

Page: 384

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The Book of Revelation is God's message to all who are concerned about the future. And no guide makes Revelation more understandable than this one. You'll grasp the meaning of each verse, you'll understand every important symbol, and you'll get the big picture of all that God has promised for those who believe in Him.
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Author: C. Marvin Pate

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310872391

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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Of all the books of the Bible, few are as fascinating or as bewildering as Revelation. Its images grip the imagination: four grim horsemen, the Antichrist, the ten-horned beast, the ultimate battle at Armageddon, and, of course, 666, the “mark of the beast,” variously interpreted to signify everything from Hitler and Krushchev to credit cards and the Internet. Is the book of Revelation a blueprint for the future that needs decoding if we want to understand current events? Is it a book of powerful imagery, with warnings and promises for the church throughout the ages? Or is it essentially an imaginative depiction of historical events in the first century? Four Views on the Book of Revelation explores the four main views in which Revelation is understood: preterist, idealist, classical dispensationalist futurist, and progressive dispensationalist. The interactive Counterpoints forum allows each author not only to present his view, but also to offer brief commentary on other views presented. This evenhanded approach is ideal for comparing and contrasting stances in order to form a personal conclusion about the interpretation and meaning of Revelation. The Counterpoints series provides a forum for comparison and critique of different views on issues important to Christians. Counterpoints books address two categories: Church Life and Bible and Theology. Complete your library with other books in the Counterpoints series.
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Worship, Politics, and Devotion in the Book of Revelation

Author: J. Nelson Kraybill

Publisher: Brazos Press

ISBN: 1441212558

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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In this lively introduction, J. Nelson Kraybill shows how the book of Revelation was understood by its original readers and what it means for Christians today. Kraybill places Revelation in its first-century context, opening a window into the political, economic, and social realities of the early church. His fresh interpretation highlights Revelation's liturgical structure and directs readers' attentions to twenty-first-century issues of empire, worship, and allegiance, showing how John's apocalypse is relevant to the spiritual life of believers today. The book includes maps, timelines, photos, a glossary, discussion questions, and stories of modern Christians who live out John's vision of a New Jerusalem.
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Author: Rupert Thomson

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408833239

Category: Abduction

Page: 272

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A shocking, fascinating novel by the author of The Insult and Divided Kingdom.
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Author: Isaac Morgan Atwood

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Revelation

Page: 90

View: 5491

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Unlocking the Mysteries of the End Times

Author: Bruce Bickel,Stan Jantz

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 0736907947

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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In this fascinating look at the apostle John's prophecy, the authors explain why believers' daily lives should be affected by the book of Revelation, and demonstrate why the end of the world is something to look forward to.
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Author: Wilfrid J. Harrington

Publisher: Liturgical Press

ISBN: 9780814659779

Category: Religion

Page: 278

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Father Harrington brings his scholarship to the Book of Revelation and conveys its Christian message. He puts the work in its historical and social settinga first-century CE province of the Roman Empireand explores its social and religious background and its literary character.
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Author: John F Walvoord,Philip E. Rawley

Publisher: Moody Publishers

ISBN: 9781575675800

Category: Religion

Page: 400

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The book of Revelation has long fascinated and even confused readers and students of the Bible. Yet the Bible is written to be understood, and Revelation is no exception. Who better to help you understand the seals, trumpets, vials, woes, and plagues than John F. Walvoord, one of evangelicalism's most prominent leaders, and Mark Hitchcock, today's leading Bible prophecy expert? In this first in a renewed series of commentaries from Dr. Walvoord, he points out that much of the book's symbolism can be interpreted literally. At key points, different views and approaches to interpretation are explored. Walvoord devotes special attention to textual and doctrinal issues while avoiding technical language. Refined, updated with the English Standard Version (ESV), and streamlined, this classic text is set to help you interpret the last book of the Bible and gain a better grasp of current trends and the climax of history!
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Author: Edwin Blum

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 0805490175

Category: Religion

Page: 100

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One in a series of books comparable to Cliff's Notes. Here, each volume highlights the major points from one or more books of the Bible.
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The Divine Fire

Author: Brad Steiger

Publisher: Reality Press

ISBN: 0977790479

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 260

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Revelation: The Divine Fire A Biblical prediction says that "In the latter days, your sons and daughters shall prophesy." Brad Steiger has communicated with literally hundreds of individuals who claim to have received messages directly from God -- or from spacemen, angels, spirit guides, or other superhuman entities. It would be easy to dismiss these latter-day prophets as deluded, but amazingly, their revelations all have an internal consistency, a common theme: a time of judgment is at hand, and humankind must change its ways to avert disaster. Moreover, contemporary housewives, business executives, and "Jesus people" are experiencing the same symptoms of revelation- - a blinding light, a voice out of nowhere, an impulse to take on a new name and a new life. On the track of the elusive source of these messages, Steiger examines the spread of glossolalia and faith-healing; the folklore of elves and leprechauns; the awesome cases where a revelator's body is briefly occupied by an outside personality; the mysterious "Elijah" tradition of the Bible that suggests that the great prophets (perhaps even Jesus) were possessed by a single entity; and the latest laboratory research into consciousness expansion. Revelation: The Divine Fire presents actual warnings, predictions, and messages from a wide spectrum of contemporary revelators. In addition, there are interviews and evaluations from a number of clergymen, scientists, and psychics who have met the Divine Fire. "Steiger's 'divine fire' is something. . . which, from the: beginning of recorded history down to the present, has communicated a revelation to man. [Steiger] is properly objective in his evaluation of the significance of such phenomena, setting forth the opinions of various scientific - or at least thoughtful - observers on the subject and, where necessary, synthesizing such opinions." Kirkus Reviews "In the tradition of William James' Varieties of Religious Experiences we have an important collection of valuable data that should be read and considered by any one interested in the pursuit of man, his meaning, and destiny. For me this book was an exciting adventure." Paul Severson, Fate magazine "Steiger enormously expands the definition of revelation. . . . What emerges is an engrossing compilation of esoteric events reported by those experiencing them." Library Journal "Brad Steiger has written a shelf-full of books on psychic phenomena. Many people throughout the country first developed an interest in extrasensory perception through the work of this prolific author." Martin Ebon, OCCULT magazine Author Bio - Brad Steiger is a world renowned author of over 150 books with over 17 million copies in print. His titles include; "Mysteries of Time and Space", "Real Ghosts", "Restless Spirits and Haunted Places", "Conspiracies and Secret Societies: The Complete Dossier", "Touched by Heaven's Light", "American Indian Medicine Power", "Strangers from the Skies", "Project Bluebook", "The Rainbow Conspiracy", "UFO Odyssey" and many more. Steiger first began publishing articles on the unexplained in 1956; since then he has written more than 2,000 paranormal themed articles. From 1970-73, his weekly newspaper column, "The Strange World of Brad Steiger", was carried domestically in over 80 newspapers and overseas from Bombay to Tokyo. He was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, on February 19, 1936. He is married to Sherry Hansen Steiger, author and co-author of over 22 books. They have two sons, three daughters, and eight grandchildren. Reality Press and Steiger Werks are pleased to announce the re-release of "Revelation - The Divine Fire", which is a compelling investigation into people who claim to be in spiritual communication with a higher intelligence. "Revelation" is a true Steiger classic that is as relevant and fresh today as it was when it was first published. For more info go to www.bradandsherry.com or www.reality-entertainment.com/books.htm
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The Book of Revelation in Intercultural Perspective

Author: David M. Rhoads

Publisher: Fortress Press

ISBN: 9781451406184

Category: Religion

Page: 277

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A diverse group of New Testament scholars and theologians offer myriad paths to a better understanding of the Book of Revelation. They discuss topics such as Hispanic / Cuban American and African American perspectives, ecological issues, postcolonial themes, and liberation theology. The book also provides a set of guidelines for intercultural Bible study.The volume's contributors include: Brian K. Blount Justo Gonz lez Harry O. Maier Clarice J. Martin James Okoye Tina Pippin Pablo Richard Barbara R. Rossing V tor Westhelle Khiok-Khng Yeo
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Author: Robert H. Mounce

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802825377

Category: Religion

Page: 439

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This contribution to The New International Commentary on the New Testament is a revision of Robert Mounce's original entry on the book of Revelation and reflects more than twenty additional years of mature thought and the latest in scholarship.
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Author: Linda Toms

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1418487619

Category: Religion

Page: 180

View: 7297

Revelation meaning the Greek word: Apocalypse - to reveal, to uncover and to unveil. Who is God speaking to in the book of Revelation? Are we living in the days that the book of Revelation is talking about? The next greatest event on God's calendar is about to come to pass. Prophecy is history written before hand. Revelation is history in reverse. This book is simply the effort to eliminate the fears and misunderstanding of the concept of the book of Revelation. People say that the book of Revelation cannot be understood and in essence do not attempt to read it. God meant for us to understand the book of Revelation and He had to have it written so that it would be applicable to the people four thousand years ago as well as the people of today. When you are writing about something in the future, events, technology and things will change; so you would have to write it in a way that it could be for all times. It is called Revelation because God therein discovers those things, which could have never been sifted out by the reasoning of human understanding. These are the deep things of God, which no man knows, but the Spirit of God, and those to whom He reveals them to. I am a servant in the ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ. I am deeply indebted to all who have laid the foundation before me. I have sought to give credit to whom credit is due. This book reflects the toils and tears of writers whose efficiency and eloquence have inspired me. It is my desire and endeavor to inspire others to explore in the reading of the scriptures. May the grace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and the sweet communion of the Holy Spirit, rule, rest and abide from henceforth and forever more. Amen! Evangelist Linda
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Lose What Weighs You Down So You Can Love God, Yourself, and Others

Author: Alisa Keeton

Publisher: NavPress

ISBN: 1496422503

Category: Religion

Page: 272

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What would it take for you to make a change? Weight loss can sometimes be a very self-focused endeavor. Maybe you have struggled with your weight your entire life, riding a constant roller coaster of numbers that go up and down. Or maybe you are finding yourself more stressed out by the world and all its demands. Perhaps you just don’t feel as well in your body as you do in your spirit. In The Wellness Revelation, certified fitness professional Alisa Keeton will challenge you to get fit with God so that He can free you to complete your purpose. She teaches that when we get fit physically as well as spiritually, we will be better equipped to love and serve others. The Wellness Revelation will change the way you perceive yourself and the way that you live your life. Each week in this eight-week journey includes a teaching from Alisa, weekly assignments, Bible study, small-group questions, and more. Alisa will encourage you to love God, get healthy, and serve others; and she will provide you with the tools to spread the gospel with courage, confidence, kindness, and freedom. It’s time to make a change from the inside out.
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